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[movies]Marines Land, Fighting On Tarawa, 11/25/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1963. National Archives description "1) GV Shell bursts, Marines fire, others advance FG. 2) GV Marines fire at Japanese running, advance amid wreckage, dugout. 3) CU Marines in dugout, flame thrower BG. 4) MS Marines fighting atop dugout. 5) CU Dead Japanese killed by flame thrower, tilt to Marines. 6) CU Japanese bodies amid wreckage, Japanese pill box. 7) CU Cat under damaged tank--Marine feeds it...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 18
[texts]The United States Marines In The Gilberts Campaign - Nalty, Bernard C.
The United States Marines In The Gilberts Campaign Marine Corps historical reference series, no. 28. "The offensive against the Gilbert Islands marked the beginning of an American thrust to the heart of the Japanese empire. Operation GALVANIC, as the Gilberts venture was called, was undertaken to secure bases for future operations and to give added protection to the supply line from the United States to Australia...
Keywords: Marine Corps Historical Reference Series; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943; USMC; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; US Marines; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII
Downloads: 109
[texts]Across the Reef: The Marine Assault of Tarawa - Marine Corps Historical Center
Across the Reef: The Marine Assault of Tarawa. Col Joseph H. Alexander, USMC (Ret). 52 pp. "THIS PAMPHLET HISTORY, one in a series devoted to U.S. Marines in the World War II era, is published for the education and training of Marines by the History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., as a part of the U.S. Department of Defense observance of the 50th anniversary of victory in that war."
Keywords: Marines in World War II Commemorative Series; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; USMC; US Marines; Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. Marine Corps
Downloads: 320
[movies]Marines Land, Take Tarawa Island, 11/23/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1174 National Archives description "1) SCU Church services on AP, Chaplain-7V. 2) LS From LC, Smoke col. rises on Is.3) MS LCs approach, pass, BB firing. 4) LS Form. planes pass, over. DD underway. 5) CU Camouf. Marine & N.G., in LC. 6) LS LCs underway. CU Camouf. Marines-hazy. 7) LS DD firing, many LCs FG. 8) GV Pan LCs approach, LS Smoke col. on Is., LCs FG. 9) LS Planes bomb Is., smoke rises...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; United States. Marine Corps; Landing Craft -- United States; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Chaplains, Military -- United States; Hellcat (Fighter Plane); Motor Vehicles, Amphibious -- United States; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; Tracked Landing Vehicles -- United States; World War II
[movies]Marines Land, Take & Tarawa Island, 11/23/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1175. National Archives description "1) MS 2 Marines light cig. damaged Japanese tank BG-SV. 2) GV Marines march toward camera-leave Is.-SV. 3) GV Cemetery, man digs grave, dead Marine BG. 4) GV US medium tank also in revetment. 5) MS Dead Japanese, Marines walk past them. 6) GV Japanese M.G., plane in revetment. 7) MS Trenches, damaged palms, Dead Japs. 8) MS Wounded Koreans, corpsmen dress wounds-2V...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; United States. Marine Corps; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Smith, Julian C. (Constable), 1885-1975; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Soldiers' Bodies, Disposition Of; World War II
Downloads: 22
[movies]Task Force Bombards Tarawa Island, Gilbert Group, 11/20/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1015. National Archives description: "Reel "A" 1) LS-Pan Task force CVEs, BB etc.2) MS US flag & signal flags hoisted-2V3) LS USS Tennessee, USS Colorado-2V.4) LS-Pan APs, CVEs, BBs, etc., (pan jerky & too rapid.).5) LS DDs, fire, smoke columns on shore-SV.6) MS 16" turrets fire. LS Flak & smoke on Is.-SV.7) MS Depth char. splash, DD, BBs, LS DDs, CLs fire-SV.8) MS Bullets atrafe suspected sub.Reel "B"9) LS CLs, DDs, & BBs, fire, pan task force.-OX SV..10) SHS 2 L...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; USS Tennessee; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Colorado; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; Hill, Harry W. (Harry Wilbur), 1890-1971; USS Tennessee (BB-43); World War II; USS Colorado (BB-45); WWII In Color
Downloads: 46
[movies]Marines Invade Tarawa Island & In Action, 11/25/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4269. National Archives description "1) GV Reinforcements advance across air strip.2) GV-Pan wrecked Japanese planes, palms, trucks, mortars.3) LS LVTAs & LCMs approach Is., smoke columns BG-SV.4) MS Marines shell snipers-SV.5) MS Dead Japanese, flame thrower, wrecked palms.6) GV Shovel, scrapers & rollers level air strip-SV.7) MS Damaged Japanese searchlight, shors batteries etc.-SV.8) SHM Lt...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War II; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Chaplains, Military -- United States; United States. Marine Corps; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943
Downloads: 13
[movies]GSAP Air & Task Force Attack On Tarawa & Kwajalein Islands, 12/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1020. National Archives description "1) AVO-Pan Task force underway-3V. 2) AV Smoke columns, fires on shore, shaky and dirty. 3) AV Task force, jerky. AVH-Pan 3 DDs in column, one fires. 4) AVO DDs, & CL in column, Wave of LCs underway-SV. 5) AVLM Shore and smoke, ships fire BG. 6) AVL-Pan Is. and smoke-3V. AVM SBD. 7) AVO Smoke columns OX-SV. 8) AVM 2 SBDs-OX. AVH CL." National Archives Identifier: 75791 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my up...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; GSAP; World War, 1939-1945; Gun Sight Aiming Point; World War II; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; Dauntless (Dive Bomber); Landing Craft -- United States; WWII In Color
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[movies]Marines Land & Fighting On Tarawa 11/25/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1962. National Archives description "1) MS Form. 4 F6Fs pass--LVTs pass, headed for landing-SV. 2) MS LSTs underway, Is. smokes, DD fires-SV. 3) MS Marines on beach-2V. Wounded is pulled in. 4) MS Marines crawl along beach--advance-SV. 5) CU Wounded Marines, stretchers, corpsmen & Dr. 6) CU Wounded receives blood plasma, wounded. 7) GV Planes pass over Is. 8) CU Wounded on stretcher, lowered to rubber boat...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Landing Craft -- United States; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; Hellcat (Fighter Plane)
Downloads: 78 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Aerial & Other Views Of Tarawa Atoll, 11/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1322. National Archives description "1) AVM Is. strip-SV. 2) AVM LSTs beached, Is., etc.-2V. 3) GV LVT on strip, pan beach. 4) CU-Pan LVTs on beach. 5) GV-Pan Marines mill around, wreckage, tents-SV." National Archives Identifier: 75946 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Landing Craft -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; WWII In Color
Downloads: 14
[texts]Central Pacific - Newell, Clayton R., 1942-
CMH Pub 72-4 Central Pacific: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II by Clayton R. Newell. "Provides one in a series of 40 illustrated brochures that describe the campaigns in which U.S. Army troops participated during the war. Each brochure describes the strategic setting, traces the operations of the major American units involved, and analyzes the impact of the campaign on future operations." GPO Stock Number: 008-029-00232-9 ISBN: 0160358809 ISBN-13: 978-0160358807 Digitized by the U.S...
Keywords: The US Army Campaigns of WWII; Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Marshall Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War II; United States. Army; US Army; World War II Commemorative Brochures; World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area
Downloads: 231
[movies]BBs, CAs, CLs, & DDs Shell Tarawa Atoll Prior Landing, 11/20/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1168. National Archives description "1) MS Deck, Aviator explains map Tarawa to men-SV. 2) MS Men look thru sights at map-SV. 3) GV Adm. H.W. Hill, Gen. J.C. & staffs study map. 4) LS Striking force, CAs, CVEs, APs, CLs-SV. 5) MS TBF makes passes over stern Maryland, drops photos. 6) HS Adm. Hill & group study photos. 7) HS n picks up photos on deck, runs forward. 8) MS Hill approaches, man rushes on bridge with photos...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; Smith, Julian C. (Constable), 1885-1975; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; Hill, Harry W. (Harry Wilbur), 1890-1971; USS Maryland; Avenger (Fighter Plane); USS Maryland (BB-46)
Downloads: 15
[movies]Marines Invade Tarawa Island And In Action, 11/25/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4272 National Archives description "1) MS-Pan Damaged Japanese shore guns, installations, F6F on strip, Marines on pier-SV.2) GV Marines wade, push rubber boat toward pier.3) GV Pier, beachhead, wounded etc.4) MS Marines in fox hole, explosion, wreckage. 5) MS Japanese prisoners, aerial torpedo, wreckage.6) GV Wounded Marine, mortars etc. on beachhead.7) GV Fire, dead Japanese, Japanese rifle-SV.8) CU Gen...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons, American; United States. -- Navy Nurse Corps; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Navy Nurse Corps; B-24 Bomber; Smith, Julian C. (Constable), 1885-1975; Short Snorter
[movies]Marines Land, Fighting On Tarawa Island, 11/26/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1964. National Archives description "1) MLS LVTs heading toward beach; flak in sky and smoke rising from island in bg. 2) LS Battleship firing intermittently; tail section of LVTR underway. 3) MLS LVTs heading toward camera; rough water. 4) MCU LVT loaded with Marines, underway through rough water. 5) MLS LVTs headed toward island; machine gun muzzle and heads of several Marines in fg...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Kiribati; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. Marine Corps; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; Landing Craft -- United States; World War II; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Seaplanes -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Catalina (Seaplane); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Rites And Ceremonies
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[movies]Selected Scenes From Raid On The Gilbert And The Marshall Islands - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #2743. National Archives description "GV From stern of DD: DD underway in BG; USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) underway in EBG; other DD"s in BG.GV PAN Units of the fleet: DD"s; the ENTERPRISE in FG (with 5" guns pointed skyward).LS The ENTERPRISE underway.MS Same. Misc. scenes on board- crossing the Line ceremony.CU ADM HALSEY and 2 other Officers on Adm"s bridge, looking over map.CU ADM HALSEY wearing 3 stars.MS Night shot: 5" guns trained skyward; DD can be seen on horizon...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Marshall Islands; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; World War II; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; USS Enterprise (CV-6); Buffalo (Fighter plane); USS Enterprise; Curtiss SOC Seagull; Devastator (Torpedo bomber); Dauntless (Dive Bomber)
Downloads: 162 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 21 - United States. Army Signal Corps’ Army Pictorial Service
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 21, 1944 01 Youth Power: High school students at James A. Garfield High School in Los Angeles work at the Lockheed and Douglas aircraft plants under a special program for the war effort. 02 Private Snafu - Snafuperman: Snafu doesn't have to study, because he is going to crush the Axis all by himself. 03 I Was There - Tarawa: Sgt. Norman Hatch, Marine Combat Cameraman, shares footage from Tarawa...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; Lockheed Aircraft Corporation; World War II: Homefront; Douglas Aircraft Company; World War, 1939-1945; Chaplain Francis Foxhole Kelly; World War II; Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943; United States. Army; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- War Work -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; WWII; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography; Hatch, Norm, 1921-
Downloads: 236
[movies]News Review Number Two: The War 1941-1944 - U.S. Office of War Information. Overseas Branch
1944 documentary, created by the U.S. Office of War Information, "reviews the significant events of the war between 1941 and 1944." More information at the American Film Institute: The War, 1941--1944 Description at the National Archives: "Records world-wide war activities. Reel 1 (1941-42), Pearl Harbor is attacked. Pres. Roosevelt signs a mutual aid pact with 26 other nations. Churchill inspects damage in London...
Keywords: WWII; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943; Newsreel; Tito, Josip Broz, 1892-1980; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966; Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953; World War, 1939-1945; Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; World War II; Montgomery of Alamein, Bernard Law Montgomery, Viscount, 1887-1976; Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; Cairo Conference (1st : 1943). (11/23/1943 - 11/26/1943); Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955; Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965; Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970; Alexander of Tunis, Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, Earl, 1891-1969; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 445
[movies]Tarawa, 1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 1176, Tarawa, 1943. Final reel has a film of Navy officers visiting Ibura Field (now Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport), Brazil. National Archives description: 1) CU Japanese coastal gun on the island of Tarawa which has been wrecked; PAN over area showing the wreckage, the trenches and dugouts. SV (Lenses obstruction to R of frame) 2) HA MS Marine in a foxhole shaving...
Keywords: WWII; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; World War, 1939-1945; Hellcat (Fighter plane); World War II; Ingram, Jonas H. (Jonas Howard), 1886-1952; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Knox, Frank, 1894-1976; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Omaha; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; USS Omaha (CL-4); World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious Operations; United States. Navy; United States. Army Air Forces; Brazil; United States. Marine Corps; Ibura Field (Brazil); Prisoners Of War -- United States
Downloads: 97
[movies]Coast Guard Report #7: On Foreign Shores - United States. Coast Guard
Coast Guard Report #7: Coast Guard At War On Foreign Shores. Narrated by Jackson Beck. National Archives description: "On overseas activities of the Coast Guard in World War II. Includes views of the amphibious invasions of Guadalcanal, North Africa, Anzio, Tarawa, Saipan, Luzon, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Normandy, and South France. Cutters shoot down an airplane, patrol a Persian port, deliver supplies and men to Greenland, release depth charges, and sink a German boat...
Keywords: United States. Coast Guard; Jackson Beck; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Ryukyu Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Southern; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Luzon; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Saipan; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; USS Joseph T. Dickman (APA-13); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; USS Hunter Liggett (AP-27); USCGC Northwind (WAG-282); World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious Operations; World War, 1939-1945; Anzio, Battle Of, Anzio, Italy, 1944; USS Bayfield (APA-33); USS Arthur Middleton (APA-25); Waesche, Russell R. (Russell Randolph), 1886-1946; USCGC Alexander Hamilton (WPG-34); Anzio Beachhead, 1944; USS Chase (DE-158); United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands; Search and rescue operations
Downloads: 88
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